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It’s been a busy time at Political Currents. In addition to my various writing duties, I take this newsletter very seriously, and with your support and feedback, it’s grown tremendously.
I’ve very much enjoyed bringing you dispatches on the new mayoralty of Eric Adams, New York’s very consequential redistricting, and the media’s continued reckoning with Trump. As I’ve said before, this project allows me to give you the kind of unfiltered reporting and commentary you won’t find elsewhere. The media is too often beset by groupthink. I’ve promised to avoid that and report directly to you.
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